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  • 2010 fall seed guide available

    The 2010 Fall Seed Guide from University of Nebraska Extension is now available. The Guide is available in two-form, on the web and as a printed publication.  Two test sites of interest to SW4 wheat producers are the Enders and McCook locations. The E...
  • Students learn life skills through FCCLA

      Their blazing red jackets are not hard to notice, and neither is their message. The Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) were at Mid-Plains Community College on Tuesday to spend an entire day with about 275 Lincoln County high schoo...
  • Aviation art contest encourages youth entries

    Since 1986, the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics has participated in the sponsorship of an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of youth.   The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participat...
  • Walk to school day is Oct. 6

    Nebraska youth encouraged to walk, bike to school Oct. 6.   Join children and adults throughout the world October 6 in celebration of International Walk to School Day.  On that day, parents, educators, and community leaders are encouraged to organ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...The best of the worst

    Another interesting week in the world of sports.You wonder sometimes what pro athletes are thinking about and then college kids are climbing into the same boat—but here goes on some of the items that I thought were interesting: • LeBron James made ...
  • Lady Plainsmen take the win in four of five games

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Solid wins last week at a home triangular gave the Lady Plainsmen confidence to take on Leyton, Bridgeport and Bayard at Saturday’s tournament.  Perkins County came out runner-up in the tourney on Bridgeport’s h...
  • Runners fare well against competition

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff The Perkins County cross country team took part in the McCook meet on Thursday, Sept. 16. The girls finished in fifth place— “A real feather in their cap,” said Coach Paula Wurst. “McCook is a big meet wit...
  • Golfers gain experience on challenging Kimball course

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff A difficult, hilly course along with strong winds made the Kimball Invitational a challenge for the Perkins County girls golf team on Thursday, Sept. 16. The conditions made it easy to overshoot holes once on the ...
  • Wallace Wildcats fall to Sandhills/Thedford Knights

      By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats took  a step up in class on Friday afternoon when they hosted the class D1 Sandhills/Thedford Knights. It turned out to be too big of a step, as the Knights rode the legs of Cale Anderson to...
  • Lady Cats triumphant in week three of 2010 season

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hayes Center Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The Cats first opponent was the Hayes Center Cardinals.  Wallace vs. Hayes Center The Wildcats defeated the Cardinals in straig...
  • Upcoming week’s schedule

    --All Times Mountain-- Thursday, Sept. 23 9:00 a.m. Girls golf at Bridgeport 4:00 p.m. Boys/girls cross country at Ogallala 4:00 p.m. Junior high volleyball at Sutherland (C-B-A) 5:00 p.m. High school volleyball at Haxtun (Res-JV-Varsity) 5:30 p.m. ...
  • Create disaster preparedness plan

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging business owners, homeowners and others to create their own disaster preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month in September. “There is a tendency to think that a large-scale disaster is ...
  • Wallace CWC sponsoring two events

    The Wallace Christian women’s Club is sponsoring two upcoming October events. Make plans now to to attend these inspiring talks.   STIR–Oct. 2 Everyone is invited to a Stonecroft  special  simulcast event “STIR-Live, Move, Be” will be he...
  • 2010-2011 concert series presented

    The North Platte Concert Association presents the 2010-2011 season, “Make Music Real in Your Life,” a series of concerts held at the Neville Center for the Performing Arts. All times are Central. Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael will be presenting Thu...
  • Drug, alcohol ed class to be offered

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Monday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 21. “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” will b...
  • Be informed via community calendar

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Chamber members were reminded last week to take advantage of the online community calendar—the public can do the same. The community calendar is a service offered to anyone wishing to stay informed on happenings in the a...
  • Both tax asking and general fund levy down in newly adopted Perkins County Schools budget

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With a decrease in tax asking and general fund levy, the Perkins County Board of Education has adopted a 2010-11 fiscal year budget in the amount of $8.5 million—down from the previous budget of $8.8 in 2009-10. The new ...
  • Water and lotto reports released

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Figures for water usage and lotto were released at the Grant City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14. • Water use during the month of August was 24 million gallons, up 3.6 million gallons from the previous month of Ju...
  • Leadership Nebraska accepting 2011 class applications

    The application deadline for the fifth class of Leadership Nebraska is Oct. 29.  The State Chamber’s Leadership Nebraska program is looking for the next members for Class V.  They continue developing a cross-section of local leaders who will use t...
  • “Leaders For a New Frontier” program to be held in November

    Registration and fee due by Oct. 15.   “Leaders For a New Frontier” is looking for individuals willing to take on the challenges faced by rural communities today.  This educational program on community leadership will be held Nov. 12-14, 2010...